Surrey & SW London branch

Colley Hill, Surrey

Species to look out for


Surrey logoIf you join BC and live in Surrey & SW London
you are automatically a member of our branch, which was created in 1995 from the old London branch. Membership reached 1,000 in Oct 2014.

Benefits include:
•40+ field trips
•New Members' Day
•Members' Day: Dorking in November
Skipper magazine: March & October

Surrey Reserve: Oaken Wood

Websites from Sep 2014:

Recently added

Nov 20: Link to Comma video by Egham member Cathy Clarke

Recording is now closed. A new recording system will be in place for 2015. 

Above: Species to look out for
Scroll photos to see Surrey's 41 regular butterflies. Click image to reveal full details, life-cycle photos and video.

National recording schemes
iRecord Butterflies app


David GradidgeNov 22: David Gradidge receives a Small Blue painting from artist Helen Kelly in recognition of his service as Membership Sec (2005-14) & Treasurer (1995-2013).

Nov 22: Mrs Alex Potts (Dockenfield) wins our Members' Day Photo Show with a Small Copper covered in morning dew. 

Malcolm BridgeNov 15: Congratulations to Malcolm Bridge, Oaken Wood Manager since 2003 and County Recorder 2001-13, who received an Outstanding Volunteer award at BC's National Members’ Day in Warwickshire.

Sep 22White Admiral 2nd brood 

White Admiral 2nd brood








Photo by Gay Carr in her Roehampton garden, SW15.

Sep 15: Big Butterfly Count: 2014 result;
ITV video clip (1m50s in).

Butterfly gardening: seasonal tips

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Surrey Skipper

County Atlas

Surrey AtlasPublished 2013. £16 (+ p&p) from

Also available:
Larger Moths of Surrey
Smaller Moths of Surrey